The One and Only Ivan Novel Study Unit

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The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate – Complete Novel Study Package

SUBJECT: English, Language Arts, Novel Study
LEVEL: Elementary Grades

Are you looking for engaging resources to teach a novel study on Katherine Applegate’s The One and Only Ivan?

Do you want to encourage deep thinking and understanding of this beautifully written text?

This complete One and Only Ivan novel study package contains everything you need to teach a comprehensive novel study or unit on The One and Only Ivan. All resources are classroom tested and include detailed instructions and creative handouts. Very little teacher prep in needed – simply print and teach!

While all of the resources included in this package can be successfully used as-is, they work great when placed into an Interactive Notebook. Interactive Notebooks are powerful tools to enable students to be creative, independent thinkers and writers. Interactive Notebooks allow students to express their ideas in unique ways, and process information presented in class. Completed Interactive Notebooks become valuable study tools for students to reflect back on, and are great as a record of student progress over time.

All resources included in this package can easily be aligned to the common core standards.

This creative and engaging package includes the following:

Reader’s Notebook Setup Information: Several pages of information on the benefits of Reader’s Notebooks. Detailed information on how to set up a Reader’s Notebook for the unit is also included. However, you do not need to do this unit as a Reader’s Notebook. It can easily be done as a traditional Novel Study – it is up to you!

Main Character Graphic Organizers: Graphic Organizers for each of the main characters in the novel, to help review key features using text evidence.

Comprehension Questions: Detailed comprehension questions for all chapters.

Reading Strategy Based Questions: A full set of reading strategy based questions is included. These have no correct answer, but allow students to think deeply about the text. Students focus on making connections, visualizing, inferring, determining importance, analyzing, summarizing, evaluating, predicting, and questioning.

Vocabulary Words: A full set of vocabulary words, organized into sections, is included.

Character Compare and Contrast: Three different Venn Diagram style graphic organizers are included, comparing and contrasting different characters from the novel

The One and Only Ivan: Graphic Organizer Set: A variety of different graphic organizers, for use with the novel. Different creative organizers to practice questioning, making connections, visualizing, and more are included! These can be used at any point in the novel, and are great for differentiated instruction, extra practice, or extension activities!

Response Starter Foldable: A fun foldable to encourage student responses.

QTL Foldable: A foldable for students to encourage students to reflect on what they question, think, and learn. Full instructions are included.

Connection Foldables: Two different foldables to use to encourage students to make connections to the text. Full instructions are included.


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The One and Only Ivan Novel Study Unit
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